Nancy Genn

Marshfield #36, 1978, handmade paper, 63,5 x 83 cm

Saratoga #27, 1985, embossed handmade paper, 101 x 228 cm

Marshfield #37,1978, handmade paper, 84,5 x 83,5 cm

Rainbars 15_blue water, 1978, hand made paper, 51 x 56,5 cm | 62,5 x 69 cm (with frame)

Patagonia 4, 2014, mix media on canvas, 180 x 90 cm

Patagonia 7, 2014, mix media on canvas, 180 x 90 cm

Yosemite Waterfall #3, 2016, mix media on canvas, 70 x 55 cm

The Shape of Water 24, 2019, mixed media on board, 44,5 x 33 cm | 52,5 x 43 cm (with frame)

The Shape of Water 23, 2019, mixed media on board, 43 x 36,5 cm | 52,5 x 43 cm (with frame)

Roman Sunset, 2014, mix media on paper, 105 x 74 cm | 112,5 x 82 cm (with frame)

Summer 18, 2019, mixed media on paper, 46 x 40 cm | 55 x 50 cm (with frame)

Marmaris 102, 2019, mixed media on paper, 58,5 x 55,5 cm | 67,5 x 64,5 cm (with frame)

Sedona 11, 1981, handmade paper, 71 x 81,5 cm | 80,5 x 91 cm (with frame)

Marmaris 36, 1998-99, mix media on paper, 34 x 29 cm

Genesis Blu I-19, 2008, mix media on paper, 73,5 x 56,5 cm | 30,5 x 35,5 cm (inside)

Tiber, 1990, vitreography, 105,5 x 74,5 cm | 74,5 x 61 cm (inside)

Ostia Antica, 1990, vitreography, 105,5 x 74,5 cm | 74,5 x 61 cm (inside)

Napa Plum, 1977, hand made paper, 80,5 x 105,5 cm

Luminous Sea, 2005, mix media on paper, 31 x 38 cm

October light, 1998-99, mix media on paper, 37 x 26,5 cm – Travels in Yemen, 2000, mix media on paper, 35,5 x 29,5 cm

Water Study 5, 2012, mix media on paper, 38 x 23 cm

Water Study 6, 2012, mix media su carta, 38 x 29 cm

Waterfall Study 7, 2011-12, mix media on paper, 30 x 18 cm

Gather #6, 2012, mixed media on paper, 75,5 x 56 cm

Script, 2012, casein with collage of Korean paper on paper, 75 x 56 cm

Orchard, 2011, casein and pencil on kozo paper, 151 x 105 cm

 Rainbars 6, 2011 Casein on paper, 264.1 × 152.4 cm

Message, 1980, Hand made paper, 51 x 61 cm

Summer, 1978, Hand made paper, 81 x 81 cm

Quarry, 1984, hand made paper, 53 x 57 cm

Tundra 15, Hand made paper, 51 x 31 cm

Tundra 16, Hand made paper, 51 x 31 cm

Genesis 22, mix media on paper, 74 x 56 cm – inside 33 x 38 cm

Genesis 10, 2008, mix media on paper, 74 x 56 cm – inside 33 x 38 cm

Genesis II Swirl, mix media on paper, 74 x 56 cm – inside 33 x 8 cm

Construct Yellow, 2003, vitreography 62,7×54,7 cm


Construct Blu I, 2003, vitreography, 62,7×54,7 cm

Tidelines Lavander, 2013, mix media on paper, 76 x 56 cm

Tidelines 5, 2013, mix media on paper, 76 x 56 cm

Waterfall 3, 2013, gouache on paper , 78 x 57 cm

Inner Landscapes, (solo show), curated by Francesca Valente, Marignana Arte, Venice, April-July 2021

Consonance (bi-personal show), curated by Francesca Valente, Spazio Mater, Todi, September – October 2020

I dreamed a dream – Chapter 1 (group show), curated by Domenico De Chirico, Marignana Arte, Venice, November 2019 – March 2020

Architecture from Within (solo show), curated by Francesca Valente, Ca’ Pesaro, Venice

Ideal Types – Chapter 2 (group show), curated by Alfredo Cramerotti and Elsa Barbieri, Marignana Arte, Venice, 2019


Nancy Genn. LIVING PAINTING, curated by Ilaria Bignotti, Marignana Arte,Venice, 2018

W.W.W. – What Walls Want
(group show), curated by Ilaria Bignotti, Marignana Arte, Venice, 2018

Nancy Genn: Architecture from Within (solo show), curated by Francesca Valente, Palazzo Ferro Fini, Venice, 2018

Artist’s studio in California

Water 1 of 5 (group show), 2016, Vessel Gallery, Oakland, CA

L’agenda della settimana sono 11 mostre da vedere dal vivo in (quasi) tutta Italia, Silvia Airoldi, Elle Decor, April 2021
‘Inner Landscapes’, la retrospettiva di Nancy Genn da Marignana Arte,
 Elisa Baldassa, Exibart, April 2021

Carta, acqua e sol levante. Nancy Genn a Venezia,
Irene Bagnara, Artribune, April 2021
“Inner Landscapes”, le opere di Nancy Genn alla Marignana, Veronica Tuzii, Il Corriere del Veneto, April 2021, download
I paesaggi interiori di Nancy Genn. L’anima cerca la calma nell’arte, Silva Menetto, La Nuova Venezia, April 2021, download
Nancy Genn. Il paesaggio in una dimensione interiore, Francesca Di Giorgio, Espoarte, April 2021
L’arte in galleria e la lista (im)possibile di mostre da non perdere,
 Nicola Maggi, Collezione da Tiffany, April 2021
Le mostre d’arte contemporanea da vedere in aprile 2021,
Alice Traforti, The Art Post Blog, April 2021
Le sperimentazioni di Nancy Genn,
Cristiana Campanini, Arte, April 2021, download
Youtube video about the relationship between Nancy Genn and Italy,
watch the video
Mostre a Venezia
, Dionisio Gavagnin, Juliet, January 2021, download.
Together we stand!: tre galleriste di Venezia rimettono in piedi l’arte
, Live Venice, January 2021
La “resistenza” di tre gallerie con le opere per ArtVerona
Corriere del Veneto, December 2020.
Restistenza e necessità. Together we stand: tre gallerie veneziane per una “fiera diversa”
, Carolina Vecchi, Artslife, December 2020
Together we stand! il “fuori fiera” ideato da Marignana, Bastianello e Rizzo, Espoarte, November 2020.
Salta ArtVerona? Tre gallerie veneziane organizzano “Together we stand!” la fiera alternativa,
Desirée Maida, Artribune, November 2020.
Together we stand!’: tre gallerie veneziane per un unico progetto, Elisa Baldassa, Exibart, November 2020.
Tre gallerie in un unico progetto,
Riccardo Petito, Il Gazzettino, November 2020
I dreamed a dream
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GREY Magazine, April 2020
I dreamed a dream at Marignana Arte
, Art Viewer, March 2020

I DREAMED A DREAM, CHAPTER 1. UN SOGNO MAI RIVELATO, Francesca Di Giorgio, Espoarte, November 2019
Nancy Genn italian tour, edited by Elena Dall’Andrea,  September 2019

Art Night Venezia – 22 giugno 2019, Martina Cappellesso, Nonsolocinema, June 2019
Venezia: Marignana Arte ospita l’utopica ricerca del tipo ideale,
Smart Review, June 2019
Catalogare la realtà. Una collettiva a Venezia
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Arianna Testino, Artribune, June 2019
Ideal-Types [Chapter 2]. Strumenti di misurazione del reale,
 Francesca Di Giorgio, Espoarte, Download, June 2019
DA VENEZIA. Ideal-Types, da Marignana Arte la “molteplicità coerente” secondo Alfredo Cramerotti, ArtsLife, May 2019
Notizie dalla Laguna | Reporting from the lagoon,
 Irene Bagnara, Atp Diary, May 2019
58 Biennale/19. Da Marignana Arte, le realtà frammentate e i tempi sospesi di Ideal-Types
, Andrea Penzo and Cristiana Fiore, Exibart, May 2019
“Misurare la realtà”: Marignana Arte presenta la collettiva Ideal Types [Chapter 2], Espoarte, May 2019
Marignana Arte a Venezia raddoppia per l’autunno,
 ArteonlineMagazine, August 2018

“W.W.W. – What Walls Want” and Alessandro Diaz de Santillana “The depth must be hidden. Where? At the surface” at Marignana Arte, Venice, Mousse Magazine, August 2018
Venice – Not Only Biennale – Palazzo Ferro Fini – Nancy Genn – Architecture from Within – Art
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Nally Bellati, Contessanally, June 2018

L’universo astratto di Nancy Genn, Eugenio Viola, Arte, June 2018, download
Le architetture della natura di Nancy Genn a Palazzo Ferro Fini, Exibart, May 2018

Espressione e astrattismo. Nancy Genn a Venezia, Arianna Testino, Artribune, May 2018
Art cities: Venice-W.W.W. What Walls Want, Efi Michalarou, Dreamideamachine, May 2018
Dal muro all’opera. Undici artisti a Venezia, Arianna Testino, Artribune, May 2018
Fuori Biennale Architettura 2018. Le 10 (nuove) mostre da non perdere, Artslife, May 2018

Mostra di Nancy Genn ‘Architecture from within – L’architettura interiore'”, Ansa, May 2018
Architetture Interiori, a Venezia. Nancy Genn si affaccia su Canal Grande, Artslife, May 2018
Art: in Stamford show, paper is the medium and the subject, William Zimmer, The New York Times, June 1986
Katherine B. Krum, The art of Nancy Genndownload
Jane Farmer, Paper Paintings, download

Nancy Genn was born in San Francisco in 1929. Lives and works in San Francisco.

Nancy Genn è nata a San Francisco nel 1929. Vive e lavora a San Francisco.

 

AWARDS

Visiting Artist American Academy in Rome, 1989, 1994 & 2014
United States/Japan Creative Arts Fellowship, Japan-United
States Friendship Commission, 1978-1979
HUD Award for Design Excellence (U.S. Dept. of Housing and
Urban Development), Honor Award, 1968
Phelan Award, De Young Museum, San Francisco, 1963

SELECTED SOLO SHOWS

2021 – Upcoming
Inner landscapes, curated by Francesca Valente, Marignana Arte, Venice
2020
Consonance, curated by Francesca Valente, Todi Art Festival
2019
Architecture from Within, curated by Francesca Valente, Ca’ Pesaro, Venice
2018
Palazzo Ferro Fini, Venice
Marignana Arte project room, Venice
2016
Vessel Gallery, Oakland, CA
2015
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel, CA
2013
Vessel Gallery, Oakland, CA
2012
University of California, Santa Cruz, Cowell College
2011
Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica Center for the Arts, Pacifica, CA
2010
Sagan Piechota, San Francisco, CA
2008
05 Flatfile Galleries, Chicago, IL
2004
Instituto Italiano di Cultura Chicago/The Art Institute of Chicago, IL
Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Los Angeles, CA
2003
Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA
Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA
Takada Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2002
Ulivi Gallery, Prato, Italy
2000
Takada Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Leighton Gallery, Blue Hill, ME
1999
Takada Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
1997
Michael Petronko Gallery, New York, NY
1996
Harcourts Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1994
Ann Reed Gallery, Sun Valley, Idaho
America Assoc. for Advancement of Science, Washington DC
1993
Brendan Walter Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1992
Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Brendan Walter Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1990
Richard Iri Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1987
Galleria 9 Colonne/Spe, Bologna, Italy
1986
Ivory/Kimpton Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1984
Andrew Crispo Gallery, New York, NY
Ivory/Kimpton Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1983
Kala Institute Gallery, Berkeley, CA
1981
Susan Caldwell Gallery, New York, NY
Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, WA
1980
Inoue Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1978
Annely Juda Fine Art, London, England
1977
William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1976
Los Angeles Institute for Contemporary Art, LA, CA
1971
The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
John Bolles Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1970
Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
1966
Cowell College Gallery, UCSC
1963
M. H. De Young Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
1960
David Cole Gallery, San Francisco

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2020
Together we stand!, a project by Marignana Arte, marinabastianellogallery, Galleria Michela Rizzo, Venice
2019
I dreamed a dream, Marignana Arte, Venice
Ideal Types – Chapter 2, Marignana Arte, Venice
FINI&CONFINI. Dal Paesaggio al Territorio. Opere da una collezione privata, Museo del Paesaggio, Torre di Mosto
2018
Marignana Arte, Venice
Liberty Arts Gallery.  Breakfast Group on the Road Yreka, CA
Richmond Art Center, Small Works, Richmond, CA
2017
Waterlines New Museum Los Gatos, CA
2014
Richmond Art Center, Breakfast Group, Half a Century of Java and Jive, Richmond, CA
2013
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Breakfast Group on the Road, Carmel,CA
2012
Vessel Gallery, Charting the Waters, Oakland, CA.
2010
Berkeley Art Center, Group Show, Berkeley, CA
Prints Byte; The Cutting Edge of Printmaking, SOMARTS Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2008
Distinguished Women Artists: ‘88-’06, Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA
S.O.F.A. Flatefilegalleries, Chicago, CA
2007
The Gyeonggi Art Center, Peong Tek, South Korea
2006
Magnolia Editions: Woven Transcriptioons The Belgium Tapestries, Fresno Art Museum,
Fresno, California
Reflections on a Legacy: Vitreographs from Littleton Studios”,
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts:Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
2005
Eighteen Profiles:Distinguished Women Artists of California, Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, California
2003
Master Paintings and Woodcuts William Whipple Gallery SouthWest State University, Marshall, MN
2002
Five Women Artist, Four Generations, One Family, DL Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
The Elements of Geometry Monique Goldstrom Gallery, New York, NY
1997
Prints From Glass, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
The Old New Garde, J.J. Bookings Gallery, San Francisco,CA
1995
New York Collection 1995 Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Transparent Motives, New Orleans Museum of Art at Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA
1994
San Francisco Women Artists Celebrates 100 Years of Bay Area Artist, San Francisco, CA
1993
New York Selection, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY 1993
Breaking Traditions, Museum of University of California at Blackhawk, Danville, CA
1992
Pacific Prints, Pacific Art League of Palo Alto, Palo Alto, CA
1990
East Bay Abstraction Harcourts Modern and Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA
1986
First International/Biennale of Paper, Leopold-Hoesch Museum, Duren, W. Germany
1985
Berkeley Printmakers, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
Transliteration: The Pacific Interchange, San Jose State of Contemporary Art, San Jose
1984
Paperworks: A National Invitational, Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum, Spokane, WA
1983
Seoul/San Francisco: Prints and Drawings, Korean National Art Center, Seoul, Korea
1982
Elegant Miniatures from San Francisco and Japan, Kyoto, Japan
1978
Paper as Medium, Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
Cast Paper, Pratt Graphics Center, New York, NY
White Paper I, UCSC
Painting and Sculpture Today, Indianapolis Museum, Indianapolis, Indiana
1977
Susan Caldwell Gallery, New York, NY
Art Today, Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, Memphis, TN
Drawings, Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, WA
New Ways with Paper, National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC
1976
The Handmade Paper, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, WA
Susan Caldwell Gallery, New York, NY
Works on Handmade Paper, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1975
Contemporary Graphics Center, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA
Prints California, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
1974
Contemporary Graphics Center, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA
Susan Caldwell Gallery, New York, NY
1973
San Francisco Printmakers, The Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio
1971
Contemporary American Prints and Drawings, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
Sculpture, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
1965
Art in Religion, Museum West, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Collector, M. H. De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
Art Across America, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
1963
Images of Woman, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
New Images of San Francisco, M. H. De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
1962
Drawings: West Coast America, Auckland City Art Gallery, Aukland, New Zealand.
1960
Winter Invitational, California Palace Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA
1958
Art Association Member’s Show, California Palace Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA
1957
Annual Exhibition: California Painters, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
1955
Twentieth Century Drawings, Stanford Art Gallery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Annual Watercolor Exhibition of the San Francisco Art Association, San Francisco Museum of Art,
San Francisco, CA
S.E.C.A. Board Selection Show, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA

MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

Achenbauch Foundation, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
American Craft Museum, New York, NY
Auckland Museum, Aukland, New Zealand
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
International Center of Aesthetic Research, Italy
Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Los Angeles County Museum, CA
Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC
The New York Public Library, New York, NY
New York University Art Collection, NY
The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
San Francisco Museum of Art, CA
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Southwest State University Art Museum, Marshall, MN
University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley
University of Texas, El Paso, TX
Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MI
Western Carolina University Fine Art Museum, Cullowhee, NC

CORPORATE COLLECTION

Alps Electric (USA) Inc., San Jose, CA
Amerada Hess Corporation, New York, NY
American Can Co., Greenwich, CT
American Financial Corp., Cincinnati, OH
AT&T, New York, NY
Bank Building Corp., Cumberland, MD
Benetton, Treviso, Italy
Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY
Coudert Brothers, Tokyo, Japan
Dean Witter, San Francisco, CA
Foster & Jacobs, Cincinnati, OH
Gannett Co. Inc., Washington, DC
Golden Gateway Inc., San Francisco, CA
Graduate Theology Union, Berkeley, CA
Graphic Controls Corp., Buffalo, NY
Harris Bank, Chicago, IL
Hewlett Packard, Palo Alto, CA
Hitachi Foundation, Washington, DC
Hodgson Russ, Buffalo, NY
Hughes Aircraft, Los Angeles, CA
Hyatt Regency, Buffalo, NY
IBM, San Jose, CA
International Center of Aesthetic Research, Italy
International Data Group, Boston, MA
International Paper Co.
Le Bow Industries, New York, NY
Lehman Bros., San Francisco, CA
Mark Industries, Buffalo, NY
McCrory Corp., New York, NY
Mead Paper Co., OH
National Telecom, Nashville, TN
Nordstroms, Seattle, WA
Olympic Four Seasons Hotel, Seattle, WA
Orrick, Herrington & Outcliff, San Francisco, CA
PRBO Conservation Science, Petaluma, CA
City of San Francisco, Hall of Justisce
San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, CA
Scubber, Stevens & Clark Inc., San Francisco, CA
Security Pacific National Bank, Mountain View, CA
Simpson Paper Co., Seattle, WA
South Western Publishing Co., Buffalo, NY
Technimetrics, New York, NY
Travenol laboratories, Deerfield Park, IL
U.S. News & World Report, Washington, DC
Utah Construction Co., San Francisco, CA
Vesti Trust, Boston, MA
Western Electric, New York, NY
Westminster Bank, New York, NY

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